11 x c.1869 Antique Prints – From The Book Of Wonderful Characters

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11 x c.1869 Antique Prints – From The Book Of Wonderful Characters

Pages saved from the book ‘The Book Of Wonderful Characters – Memoirs & Anecdotes Of Remarkable And Eccentric Persons In All Ages And Countries‘ by Henry Wilson & James Caufield and published in London by Chatto & Windus  in 1869.

Comprises:

  • Joanna Southcott An extraordinary fanatic – Engraved By R. Cooper
  • Peter Williamson Remarkable for his captivity and sufferings – Engraved By R. Cooper
  • Bertholde Prime Minister to Alboinus, King of Lombardy – Engraved By R. Page
  • Thomas Parr Who died at the age of 152 years – Engraved By R. Page
  • Jeffery Dunstan Mayor of Garratt – Engraved By R. Page
  • Lord Rokeby Of singular eccentricity – Engraved By R. Page
  • Thomas Wood The abstemious Miller – Engraved By R. Cooper
  • Jane Lewson Remarkable for her age and peculiarities – Engraved By R. Cooper
  • Toby A well known imposter – Engraved By R. Cooper
  • Elizabeth Brownrigg Executed for cruelty & Murder – Engraved By R. Cooper
  • Jenny Darney A remarkable character in Cumberland – Engraved By R. Cooper

Approx page size (every page): H 20cm x W 13.5cm

Condition: Toning as might be expected of 148 year old prints.  Some foxing and the page edges are a little tatty. Would look good if suitably framed and glazed. See photos.

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11 x c.1869 Antique Prints – From The Book Of Wonderful Characters

Pages saved from the book ‘The Book Of Wonderful Characters – Memoirs & Anecdotes Of Remarkable And Eccentric Persons In All Ages And Countries‘ by Henry Wilson & James Caufield and published in London by Chatto & Windus  in 1869.

Comprises:

  • Joanna Southcott An extraordinary fanatic – Engraved By R. Cooper
  • Peter Williamson Remarkable for his captivity and sufferings – Engraved By R. Cooper
  • Bertholde Prime Minister to Alboinus, King of Lombardy – Engraved By R. Page
  • Thomas Parr Who died at the age of 152 years – Engraved By R. Page
  • Jeffery Dunstan Mayor of Garratt – Engraved By R. Page
  • Lord Rokeby Of singular eccentricity – Engraved By R. Page
  • Thomas Wood The abstemious Miller – Engraved By R. Cooper
  • Jane Lewson Remarkable for her age and peculiarities – Engraved By R. Cooper
  • Toby A well known imposter – Engraved By R. Cooper
  • Elizabeth Brownrigg Executed for cruelty & Murder – Engraved By R. Cooper
  • Jenny Darney A remarkable character in Cumberland – Engraved By R. Cooper

Approx page size (every page): H 20cm x W 13.5cm

Condition: Toning as might be expected of 148 year old prints.  Some foxing and the page edges are a little tatty. Would look good if suitably framed and glazed. See photos.

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